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The Warner House will be open Thursday through Sunday from May 26 until October 16 2022 from 11 AM - 4 PM.


Home to sea captains, merchants, explorers and even a royal governor, the Warner House is rich with stories of family history.



The earliest, urban brick house in northern New England, the Warner House is considered a fine example of early-Georgian architecture with its sumptuous moldings and richly-paneled interiors. 



When entering the main hall, the murals are one of the most uniquely impressive and dramatic features of the Warner House. 


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Discover the fancy chairs, portraits, mementos, dressers, books and other cherished family possessions that adorned the house during six generations of one family.


Warner House Rack

Grand Dame of Daniel Street

Built c.1716 for Capt. Archibald Macpheadris, the Warner House was the home of six generations of extended family.  In the early 1930s, the property was for sale, and an oil company had plans to raze the house for a gas station.  The newly-organized Warner House Association purchased the historic property in March 1932, saving it from demolition. That summer, the house opened to the public as a museum. 
Open seasonally, the Warner House offers daily tours of family-furnished rooms as well as numerous special events.

Explore the oldest brick house in Portsmouth!

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The Warner House will be open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11 AM to 4 PM. Guided tours will include all public areas on both floors and will include the exhibition
Heavy Metal at the Warner House- Base Metal Ware in America 1550-1850.

This season, we introduce our new "Polly's World" Children's Tour: A fun interactive and educational tour meant to teach kids about 18th-century children's life here at the Warner House. Lasts approximately 30-40 minutes.

Recommended for ages 4-10 years old.

Every Sunday at 11AM and 2PM.




For the 2022 season, admission is $10 for adults, with discounts for seniors and children. Members and children under 6 get in free!

Masks are required indoors for all visitors, regardless of vaccination status, in order to best protect all staff and visitors.

The garden will be open free of charge to all visitors.



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